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Content tagged with Compliance posted in October 2008
FTC Pushes Back 'Red Flag' Deadline
Quick Hits  |  10/24/2008  | 
Companies have another six months to develop identity theft prevention programs
Tech Insight: Digital Forensics & Incident Response Go Live
News  |  10/24/2008  | 
New tools, methods emerge for leveraging forensic data and memory analysis in the wake of an attack
Microsoft Blue Hat: Researcher Demos No-Hack Attack
News  |  10/21/2008  | 
Wealth of available online data on individuals, businesses can be used in targeted attacks
Making ID & Access Management More Accessible
News  |  10/20/2008  | 
New tools automate, simplify the access certification process
When Dates Attack
Quick Hits  |  10/20/2008  | 
Dating 'alert' sites allow women to put an 'ex' on trial without rebuttal
SSL VPN Secures iPhone, Extranet Sessions
News  |  10/17/2008  | 
Silicon Valley startup gets more mileage out of its VPN
Inspector General Report: Two IRS Applications Leave Taxpayer Data at Risk
News  |  10/16/2008  | 
IRS knowingly rolled out systems that contained security vulnerabilities
Users Know Security Policy & Break It Anyway, Study Says
Quick Hits  |  10/15/2008  | 
Many users feel they need to work around company security rules, according to RSA research
Stolen eBay Account Booty Found
Quick Hits  |  10/13/2008  | 
Over 5,000 pilfered accounts - mostly from newly registered, less active eBay user accounts
World Bank Hacked, Sensitive Data Exposed
News  |  10/10/2008  | 
Hacked Web servers, a stolen administrative account, and lot of unanswered questions
The Six Most Promising Security Startups of 2008
News  |  10/10/2008  | 
Judges unveil six finalists in the annual Global Security Challenge
Free Tool Hacks Banking, Webmail, and Social Networking Sessions
News  |  10/6/2008  | 
Man-in-the-middle attack tool automates hacks for non-Web security experts
Deutsche Telekom & T-Mobile Confirm Theft of Personal Data on 17M Customers
News  |  10/6/2008  | 
Data stolen in 2006 is already in use by criminals, reports say
'Super Users' Could Threaten Database Security, Study Says
Quick Hits  |  10/1/2008  | 
Survey by Independent Oracle Users Group says most database administrators haven't implemented proper defenses
IBM Takes On Retail Crime
News  |  10/1/2008  | 
New package of integrated products and services offered as alternative to current mishmash of in-store security technology


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CVE-2018-20161
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-15
A design flaw in the BlinkForHome (aka Blink For Home) Sync Module 2.10.4 and earlier allows attackers to disable cameras via Wi-Fi, because incident clips (triggered by the motion sensor) are not saved if the attacker's traffic (such as Dot11Deauth) successfully disconnects the Sync Module from the...
CVE-2018-20159
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-15
i-doit open 1.11.2 allows Remote Code Execution because ZIP archives are mishandled. It has an upload feature that allows an authenticated user with the administrator role to upload arbitrary files to the main website directory. Exploitation involves uploading a ".php" file within a "...
CVE-2018-20157
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-15
The data import functionality in OpenRefine through 3.1 allows an XML External Entity (XXE) attack through a crafted (zip) file, allowing attackers to read arbitrary files.
CVE-2018-20154
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-14
The WP Maintenance Mode plugin before 2.0.7 for WordPress allows remote authenticated users to discover all subscriber e-mail addresses.
CVE-2018-20155
PUBLISHED: 2018-12-14
The WP Maintenance Mode plugin before 2.0.7 for WordPress allows remote authenticated subscriber users to bypass intended access restrictions on changes to plugin settings.